How to Fix QuickBooks Error 6147?

QuickBooks Error 6147

QuickBooks Users may lead to QuickBooks Error 6147 at the time of launching a company file or trying to restore the backup. You will have a message on your screen as “Error Code 6147 0- when attempting to open my company file or a backup file”.
Due to QB error 6147, you may lose your backup data and face the network issues. So, it becomes necessary to resolve this error instantly.
QuickBooks Error 6147

Symptoms of QuickBooks Error 6147

  • If your PC stops working periodically for a while.
  • When you failed to recover the files due to network issue.
  • If the backup is in the installation process and gets corrupted which indicates that you may lead to QuickBooks Error code 6147.
  • You will be unable to restore the backup file.

Reasons behind QuickBooks Error 6147

QuickBooks Error 6147 may arise due to many reasons. We have tried to discuss all of them as follows:

  • Due to damage or corruption in the QuickBooks files with .QBW extension.
  • Incorrect backup file path may also cause QuickBooks Error 6147 0.
  • The name of the backup file must be less than 210 character limit.
  • If you have not installed QuickBooks Desktop properly.
  • When you have restore a backup file from a network drive.
  • You are unable to access the QuickBooks file due to the blockage.
  • The corrupted Windows registry may also cause error 6147.

Also Read: How to Fix QuickBooks Error 6000 80?  

How to get rid of QuickBooks Error 6147

Go through the solutions in order to get rid of QuickBooks Error 6147 0 instantly.
Method 1: Install and run QuickBooks File Doctor

  • Go to the Intuit official Website.
  • Find the tool QuickBooks File Doctor and choose download to start the download procedure.
  • Once the download is finished, then choose download file.
  • Run the installation.

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Method 2: Restore the backup to a different location

  • Open the file menu and go to the utilities.
  • Search for Stop Hosting Multi-User Access.
  • Now, close the company file.
  • Restore the backup file.

If QuickBooks Error Code 6147 0 still persists after applying the above solution, verify the path to the QB company file consists of not more than 210 characters.
Method 3: Configure Trend Micro Active Scan settings

  • Firstly, press Ctrl key and double-click on QuickBooks at the same time.
  • Now, QuickBooks will launch without opening the company file.
  • Make sure that you have saved your company file on the top.
  • Search for the file location.
  • Select Trend Micro active scan settings.
  • Lastly, you have to add the folder to an exception.

Method 4: Give new names to .ND and .TLG files.

  • Launch the company file that contains the folder.
  • Search for .ND and .TLG files and right-click on these files.
  • Select Rename and type the new names by adding .OLD at the end of files.

Method 5: Rename .ADR file
This solution involves renaming of ADR file. You have to rename it to QB working file.

  • Launch the company file that contains the folder.
  • Search for. ADR file and right-click on it.
  • Select Rename and type the new name as .qbw file.

Method 6: Access the Rebuild Utility

  • In the file menu, choose
  • Select Rebuild data.
  • Choose OK if you get a prompt to back up your company file.
  • In case, your QuickBooks Software indicates a message “QuickBooks is not responding” then choose OK.

If QuickBooks Error 6147 still persists, then don’t hesitate to call on 24 x 7 QuickBooks Error Support Phone Number  1-855-857-0824. There will be no dearth of proper care and support that will be provided to you if you ask for help from the Accountant Squad’s QuickBooks experts. So, don’t hesitate to call them up and avail their assistance, so that your QuickBooks will be functioning properly in no time at all.

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